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Thursday, April 12, 2012

First Communion Banner {Number 2}

I thought some of you might like to see the banners that my kids had done for their First Communion. 


This banner was designed and created 5 years ago by my second born daughter, Rebekah.
She LOVED to paint so she used acrylic paint on a green sheet of stiff felt. 
Since she was only 8 years old, I used masking/painters tape along the edges of the items so if she accidentally went out of the area she was painting it would still be straight. The tape was a life saver on this project! (Note: the lighter colors needed a least 3 coats of paint) 


 Rebekah made the rays around the cross and Host using a glitter glue stick. She added red glitter to the drops of blood and blue glitter to the drops of water She also added a sequin string and gems to the chalice.

We used Sharpie markers along all the edges of everything to make it look a bit neater. We used a dark purple and black sharpie marker to make all the individual grapes, brown for the wheat center, and green to add the leaf veins.

We hot glued a dowel rod to the back and tied on a string so we could hang it!
She did a great job!

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May God bless you!
~Jennifer

1 comments:

  1. Jennifer,

    Your children's banners are beautiful! They must take after you in the crafty creative department. Not to say that your hubby isn't artistic but I know you are!

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